André Lang

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We develop a method to create taxonomies in large social networks solely based on users group membership information. We illustrate our technique using an example of the Flickr photo sharing network. This photo sharing community is a social network that enables users to collectively store digital pictures, interact and form groups of interest. Based on our(More)
This paper presents a framework and an intranet solution for an electronic market of human competencies to ease the team building process, as well as to support knowledge and competence exchange. This systems should allow to reduce the transaction costs and time requested at the creation stage of a team, and ensure a higher quality of the selection. We(More)
The emergence of Web 2.0 technologies has greatly enhanced capabilities of online social networking. Flickr is a social networking platform that enables users to share digital pictures. In contrast to other social networking sites, photos are the basic unit of information exchange in Flickr. We analyse relationships between users with a data set that covers(More)
In this brief tutorial, we provide an overview of investigating text-based user-generated content for information that is relevant in the corporate context. We structure the overall process along three stages: collection, analysis, and visualization. Corresponding to the stages we outline challenges and basic techniques to extract information of different(More)
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